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Grand Sumo Breakdown

Oct 7, 2022

Mak recaps the 2022 Beer City Sumo Open with sumo wrestlers Gabe Unick of Grand Rapids, Matt Shields of Chicago, and…. Jake of Iowa? If you’d like to try wrestling with these folks, make sure to come to Davenport IA on 10/15 for a training seminar! More details on Facebook under the event “Quad Cities Sumo...


Oct 7, 2022

Ryan walks a very sore Jake through a banzuke that is simultaneously really messed up but somehow also predictable.

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Sep 29, 2022

Just in time for his All American Sumo Classic, Jake and Mak are joined by Sumo Dan! The event will be held October 8th at the Mr. America Sports Festival, find @SumoDanUSA on Instagram for more info!

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Sep 25, 2022

***Book review at 1:27:28***

A dramatic and chaotic and, dare we say, "wacky" Aki basho is in the books. Hearts were broken, henkas were henka'd, hype trains were derailed. 

Stay tuned for Jake's review of Ash Warren's new book, The Way of Salt, a great read on sumo and Japanese culture. Available now!

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Sep 18, 2022

***Spoilers thru day 8***

Settle down, Ryan. Settle down. There's still a whole week to go...

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